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Discover the joys of baking without breaking the bank. Get creative making cakes, puddings and pies using basic storecupboard ingredients


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  • Country apple cake

    Country apple cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.29 ratings

    Good Food reader, Magdalena Duggan, shares her grandmother's spiced chocolate sponge packed with fruit from the garden

  • Chocolate chip cookies on a plate with a small glass bottle of milk

    Vintage chocolate chip cookies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.1082 ratings

    An easy chocolate chip cookie recipe for soft biscuits with a squidgy middle that will impress family and friends. Make plenty as they're sure to be a hit

  • Marmalade muffins

    Marmalade muffins

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.39 ratings

    These craggy individual cupcakes are filled with oats, citrus and a melting middle - they're low-fat too

  • Ginger fairings

    Ginger fairings

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.48 ratings

    Delicately spiced biscuits with a moreish crunch, these West Country snaps are perfect for fairs and bake sales

  • Easy-bake bread

    Easy-bake bread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.45 ratings

    Baking homemade bread needn't be difficult – this recipe is easy to follow

  • Bread in four easy steps

    Bread in four easy steps

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.141 ratings

    Kids can help with this super-simple bread recipe. Use whichever flour you like, granary, wholemeal or white

  • Butterscotch cookies

    Butterscotch cookies

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.37 ratings

    Hidden rice puffs give reader Pamela Johnson's butterscotch chocolate chip biscuits a good crunch

  • Sugar & spice rock cakes

    Rock cakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.79 ratings

    Our easy, traditional rock cake recipe is the ideal afternoon treat. These simple fruit buns are a great storecupboard bake that everyone will enjoy

  • Custard & white chocolate biscuits

    Custard & white chocolate biscuits

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.116 ratings

    A chocolate chip cookie and custard cream in one - super-simple and they'll keep in the biscuit tin for a fortnight

  • Zimtsterne (Cinnamon stars)

    Zimtsterne (Cinnamon star cookies)

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.18 ratings

    Edd Kimber creates a version of these German spiced cookies- they're chewy, crisp and similar to an almond macaroon

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